Health

Marijuana Use—and Abuse—in the U.S. Has Doubled in the Past Decade

Changing laws and attitudes surrounding medical and recreational marijuana use have made the drug more accessible. Currently, 23 states in the U.S. permit cannabis for medical purposes, and four of those states have decriminalized the drug for recreational use. As a result, more people are using marijuana, and according to a new study this may

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Food Security Body Warns of Famine in South Sudan

South Sudan faces the “concrete risk” of famine by the end of 2015 and 30,000 people are already classified as being in a food security catastrophe, a statement from the Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) said on Thursday. The IPC, whose members include the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization and the World Food Programme,

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